Taken from IMDB: Naive, bookish Professor Post (of Potts College) inherits a huge amount of money and decides that now he can afford to go out and enjoy life. He falls for a dancer in a bad stage show, and with his new money decides to buy the show and take it to Broadway.
March 10, 2009 Subject:
buster and thelma: priceless!
this is the finest buster keaton vehicle after the silent era ended. the movie is worth it just to see buster and the wild thelma todd get whacked out on hooch! jimmy durante is also wonderful as the pianny playing showman with his eye on broadway stardom for his troupe and tunes.